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Stories from Monday, July 18, 2011

System upgrade set for July 20 at Putnam County Public Library (07/18/11)
The Putnam County Public Library's online catalog may be down briefly the morning of Wednesday, July 20 while an upgrade is applied to the Polaris system software. As a result, the public will see some new features with Polaris 4.0. Some of the most exciting updates offer enhanced access to patrons over the Internet. A wider variety of mobile devices will be able to access the Public Access Catalog( PAC.)...
Paxton Stephenson crowned Putnam County Fair Queen (07/18/11)
The clock struck midnight on the Cinderella-themed 2011 Putnam County Fair Queen Contest and Paxton Stephenson of Fillmore was crowned the 2011 queen. Stephenson, 19, is the daughter of Aaron and Mandy Stephenson and a 2011 North Putnam graduate.
GCSC releases back-to-school registration information (07/18/11)
Registration for all returning students to Greencastle Community Schools will be conducted online beginning July 22. Parents will be able to register through the GCSC webpage at www.greencastle.k12.in.us. All state and GCSC forms required for registration are available online...
Putnam Rise to help lower utility bills (07/18/11)
Looking to help residents save as much as 30 percent on their home energy bills, Putnam RISE is seeking applications from households with annual incomes of less than $45,000. These energy bill savings are possible through the Putnam RISE weatherization effort. RISE works with Roachdale's Bill Mentgen, a trained technician, who recommends energy efficiency, health and safety improvements that are then paid for with project grant dollars...
Changes to end of the fair parade route (07/18/11)
Before you put that lawn chair out to save a spot to enjoy the Putnam County Fair Parade this Friday, you need to know about changes to part of the parade route this year. If you like putting your chair along the east side of the courthouse square or you like hanging out along Franklin Street to watch the parade, you won't see very much this year...
Rock/classical 'Interlooping' at Gobin Wednesday evening (07/18/11)
Michael Kelsey, a genre-fusing rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, and recent DePauw University music graduate Seth Tsui, a classical trombonist, rock singer and audio engineer, will combine forces in this week's Greencastle Summer Music Festival concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church...
'Don't Drink the Water' auditions set July 24-25 (07/18/11)
Director Jim Rambo will have two sessions of auditions for the comedy "Don't Drink the Water," the final production of the Putnam County Playhouse's 50th season. The first tryout session will be Sunday, July 24, at 3 p.m. A second session will be on Monday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m. Both sessions will be in the rehearsal center at the Hazel Day Longden Theatre...
4-H: Beyond the purple ribbon (07/18/11)
Occasionally a parent might approach Extension staff and be disappointed about the placing of a child's project. The fact is any 4-H project placing is only the view of a particular judge on a particular day at a particular time and setting. Every effort is made to be consistent with 4-H rules...
Rockin' Robe-Ann (07/18/11)
"Rock Robe-Ann Park," a summer concert for teens, is a partnered event of the Friends of the Park Association, the Greencastle Park and Recreation Department and the Putnam County Tobacco Prevention and Cessation. A 6-9 p.m. concert Thursday at Robe-Ann Park will feature live music of three local teen bands, Josh Query's War Radio, After Party and Wanted on Fire.
Tickets for radio show fundraiser go on sale (07/18/11)
The Putnam County Airport Appreciation Days (PCAAD) Group announced today tickets for the Second Annual Dixie Chopper Radio Show are now available for purchase. This year the show is changing its name slightly, to better reflect the true nature of the production, and will be called The Dixie Chopper 20th Century Radio Show...
Parker picks up first career sprint car feature win at Lincoln Park (07/18/11)
PUTNAMVILLE -- Final lap re-starts were pivotal at Lincoln Park Speedway on Saturday night as all four features came down to key strategy by front runners in each of the classes at the scenic Putnamville, Ind. oval. In the sprint car division, Seth Parker dominated early and survived a late drive by Shane Hollingsworth on a re-start with two laps remaining. Hollings-worth made the pass, but was declared to have jumped the start, relegating him to third behind Brent Beauchamp...
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